(Source: someecards.com, via wwbioteach)

techstuffhsw:

brainstuffshow:

Have you seen the PARTICLE FEVER documentary yet? 
BrainStuff’s Jonathan breaks down what CERN means for the future!
Photo: Johannes Simon/Getty Images

Hey, I know that Jonathan guy!

techstuffhsw:

brainstuffshow:

Have you seen the PARTICLE FEVER documentary yet?

BrainStuff’s Jonathan breaks down what CERN means for the future!

Photo: Johannes Simon/Getty Images

Hey, I know that Jonathan guy!

fastcompany:

Women are told to lean in, but having the time to lean back might be the true test of equality and success.
It’s well documented that women still aren’t earning as much as men—less than three quarters of the salary for the same work in many industries—but the gender wage gap isn’t the only issue. There’s another disparity quietly gaining traction: The gender leisure gap.
Some blame Sheryl Sandberg’s "Lean-in" phenomenon, in which women have been urged to do more, take on more, lean in to more and more opportunities in order to advance. Lean-in critics like Georgetown law professor Rosa Brooks say it’s a mentality that breeds burnout.
"When a workplace is full of employees who always lean in and never lean back, it’s full of employees who are exhausted, brittle, and incapable of showing much creativity or making good decisions," she writes in Foreign Policy. “There is, after all, much to be said for leaning out—for long lunches, afternoon naps, good books, and some nice, slow hours in the La-Z-Boy.”
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fastcompany:

Women are told to lean in, but having the time to lean back might be the true test of equality and success.

It’s well documented that women still aren’t earning as much as men—less than three quarters of the salary for the same work in many industries—but the gender wage gap isn’t the only issue. There’s another disparity quietly gaining traction: The gender leisure gap.

Some blame Sheryl Sandberg’s "Lean-in" phenomenon, in which women have been urged to do more, take on more, lean in to more and more opportunities in order to advance. Lean-in critics like Georgetown law professor Rosa Brooks say it’s a mentality that breeds burnout.

"When a workplace is full of employees who always lean in and never lean back, it’s full of employees who are exhausted, brittle, and incapable of showing much creativity or making good decisions," she writes in Foreign Policy. “There is, after all, much to be said for leaning out—for long lunches, afternoon naps, good books, and some nice, slow hours in the La-Z-Boy.”

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(via howstuffworks)

Electrons moving in a magnetic field exhibit strange quantum behavior

(Source: thephysicsteacher)

goauldendelicious:

Moving Pictures, Terry Pratchett
More #firstpageporn - the ‘final frontier’ line gets me every time, and the building description of Great A’Tuin might be my favourite of them all?

goauldendelicious:

Moving Pictures, Terry Pratchett

More #firstpageporn - the ‘final frontier’ line gets me every time, and the building description of Great A’Tuin might be my favourite of them all?

(via twin-city-ankh-and-morpork)

jtotheizzoe:

Sun of a Million Earths

The sun is big. Really big. Big enough to hold about a million Earths, by volume.

But our brains aren’t good with visualizing big numbers. So what does a million Earths look like?

Thanks to Chris Jones and his visualization at Space Facts, you can find out. Check it out. Prepare to scroll! 

Women in Science and Engineering Reading List

scientific-women:

Alice Through the Microscope: The Power of Science Over Women’s Lives (Brighton Women and Science Group) 1980

Athena Unbound: The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology (Etzkowitz) 2000

Athena Meets Prometheus: Gender, Science And Technology—a Selected Bibliography (Eldredge) 1988

Long post, click through for more!

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture

(Source: smellslikegirlriot, via scientific-women)